# Stochastic Event Instance

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A Stochastic Event Instance is an event instance from a stochastic system.

**Context:**- It can be a member of a Random Event Set.
- It can range from being a Discrete Stochastic Event to being a Continuous Stochastic Event.
- It can range from being a Elementary Stochastic Event Instance to being a Complex Stochastic Event Instance.
- It can range from being an Observable Stochastic Event to being an Unobservable Stochastic Event.

**Example(s):**- a Random Experiment Event, of a random experiment, such as a dice roll event.
- a Stochastic Process Instance.
- …

**Counter-Example(s):****See:**Statistical Frequency.

## References

### 2009

- (Wikipedia, 2009) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Event_(probability_theory)
- In probability theory, an event is a set of outcomes (a subset of the sample space) to which a probability is assigned.

- http://www.teacherlink.org/content/math/interactive/probability/glossary/glossary.html
- Event: "A subset of a sample space" (Brown, 1997).
- Random Event: An event that cannot be predicted with certainty and that is chosen without any preference over other events.